Chair Based Exercise / Walking Support Volunteers
1 Thorpe Close, Ladbroke Grove

Age UK are recruiting volunteers to support individuals to complete a series of chair based exercises in their own home to help them improve their mobility, strength and independence or to accompany them on a short walk in their neighbourhood to help restore their confidence following a setback such as a fall or stay in hospital. The commitment is for one hour per week for 10 weeks (weekdays only) on an agreed day and time.

You will need to have: Good communication skills
> Have the ability to be welcoming, friendly and polite
> Reliable whith good timekeeping
> Experience of working with older people would be desirable
and an interest in health and wellbeing essential.

We welcome volunteers who can speak other languages such as: Spanish, Italian, French, Arabic, Farsi and Bengali.

About Age UK Kensington & Chelsea

Independence, dignity and choice are the fundamental rights of all people. Age UK help older people in the borough to maintain and enhance these rights by providing a variety of specific services.Social visits from a volunteer, help with practical assistance in the home or garden, or escorting outside the home are staple services, but there is always a variety of other projects and services underway.Age UK Kensington & Chelsea are a highly respected organization and have won various awards for their work.

Times you can volunteer

Monday: Mornings, Afternoons

Tuesday: Mornings, Afternoons

Wednesday: Mornings, Afternoons

Thursday: Mornings, Afternoons

Friday: Mornings, Afternoons


Skills

Talking to others